Parks and Recreation

Contact Information
Parks & Recreation Department

Northwest Recreation Center
1340 11th Street NW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405

Phone: 319-286-5566, option 1
Fax: 319-538-0020
recreation@cedar-rapids.org
Weather Cancellation Hotline: 319-286-5700

Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

City Services Center (CSC)
500 15th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

Phone: 
319-286-5566, option 3
Fax: 319-540-8843
parks@cedar-rapids.org

Hours
Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Department Contacts

Welcome to Ellis Pool
The Wibit at Ellis Pool.Ellis Pool features include a 2-foot shallow end, sloped entry ramp, separate baby pool, hydraulic chair lift, water slide, six 25-yard lap lanes, 1-meter diving board, 3-meter diving board, vending machines, shade umbrellas and bathhouse with lockers.

Summer Season (June 8 - August 4)

This schedule is in effect June 8 through August 4, 2024. It is subject to change and may vary around the holidays, special activities, maintenance needs, and other events or issues. Ellis Pool will close at 5 p.m. on July 4.

Open Swim | $5.75 or pass
(All Ages) 
Open swim for all ages. Outside food is not allowed. Water toys are allowed - crowd permitting.

 Days  Time
 Monday-Thursday  1-6 PM
 Friday/Saturday/Sunday  1-5 PM

Adult 18+ Swim | $5.25 or pass
(Ages 18+)
Open swim for adults only.

 Days   Time 
 Monday-Thursday  9:30-11:30 AM

Lap Swim | $5.50 or pass
(Ages 15+)
Take time for yourself! This is a good time for water walking.

 Days   Time
 Monday/Wednesday/Friday/Sunday  11:45 AM-12:45 PM
 Monday-Thursday  7:30-9:15 AM

Water Exercise | $6.25 or pass
(Ages 15+)
 This instructor-led class concentrates on stretching, strengthening, flexibility, and range-of-motion exercises. This is a drop-in program, no registration required. Current season pass or punch pass may be used.

 Days   Time 
 Tuesday/Thursday  11:50 AM-12:45 PM

Father's Day Swim | $3 for Dad, $5.75 per child, or pass
(All Ages)
Bring your dad to the pool for his special day! Dads, accompanied by a child, swim for only $3. Regular admission for children ages six months or older.

 Days   Time
 Sunday, June 18  1-5 PM

Jumpin' Jack 'n' Jill Days | $5.75 or pass
(All Ages)
Have fun in and out of the water! Play on the large inflatable island, Wibit, in the pool, then climb ashore for some fun in the bouncy castle. (Some portions of the pool may be restricted.) 25¢ popcorn. Regular admission for ages six months or older.

 Days   Time
 Tuesday, June 25  1-5 PM
 Thursday, June 27  1-5 PM

Ellis Pool Olympics | $5.75 or pass
(All Ages)
Compete for gold! Enter and participate in events: water balloon toss, rock climbing, biggest splash, Wibit obstacle course, and more! Regular admission for ages six months or older.

 Days   Time
 Saturday, July 20  1-5 PM

Post Summer Season (August 5 - August 18, 24, 25)

This schedule is in effect August 5 through August 25, 2024. It is subject to change and may vary around the holidays, special activities, maintenance needs, and other events or issues. Ellis Pool will close for the season at Noon on Sunday, August 25.

Lap/Adult Swim | $5.50 or pass
(Ages 18+) Take time for yourself! This is a good time for water walking.

 Days   Time
 Monday-Sunday  10 AM-12 PM

 

RecAssist

Low-Income Assistance Program

The Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department offers a discount for swim passes and programs to individuals and families with financial need. To qualify for reduced fees, the individual or family must meet the annual income guidelines.

LEARN MORE AND APPLY

Location
2000 Ellis Boulevard NW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405

Phone Number
319-286-5793

Related Links
Pool Policies
Pool Rental
Swim Lessons
Season Passes
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